Scientists are creating a pill that uses CRISPR gene-editing technology to kill the Clostridium difficile bacterium, which is dodging conventional medicine.
In a recent study, walking up and down stairs at a low-intensity pace did more to make participants temporarily more alert than caffeine did.
A bill is on its way to the California Assembly that would ban drug companies from giving doctors gifts, such as airline tickets and lavish meals.
A recent study says that 88 percent of people who seek opinions from different doctors about a health issue receive different or revised diagnoses.
In a recent study, cannabidiol (CBD) reduced the number of seizures by half in children and adults with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), a severe form of epilepsy.
Scientists have recently discovered a link between excess blood sugar and Alzheimer’s disease, paving way for much-needed research.
Experts say that whether food allergies are increasing is uncertain, as many people who self-diagnose don’t know the medical definition of “allergy.”
Drug-resistant superbugs are more prevalent than previously thought, researchers say, and it’s easy for them to hide because many people are asymptomatic.
By “supercharging” certain antibiotics, scientists have found that drug-resistant bacteria can be overpowered and killed. A solution to antibiotic-resistance?
Cheerios gave away 1 billion wildflower seeds, far surpassing its goal of 100 million, as part of a campaign to increase bee populations.
A deadly fungus called Candida auris, is spreading in the U.S. and the CDC is advising clinicians to keep an eye out and isolate any infected patients.
A new CDC study shows that pregnant women who have the Zika virus are 20 times more likely to have an infant with birth defects.
In 2018, the city of Nanjing, China, will erect the Nanjing Green Towers, 2 buildings that will serve as Vertical Forests designed to fight air pollution.
TEPCO says it recorded astronomical levels of radiation at Fukushima Daiichi’s crippled No 2 reactor. Even a tiny bit of exposure would kill a person.
On January 1, 2017, a law banning the use of all disposable plastics throughout the capital region, which was voted on in December 2016.
Researchers in the U.K. recently discovered drug-resistant malaria in 4 patients who had traveled to Africa, where the disease is rampant.
As part of a new campaign, the U.K.’s Food Standards Agency is warning that overcooking starchy foods releases a substance known to cause cancer.